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March 28, 2022

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Space.com

Artemis 1 will use a giant Space Launch System (SLS) rocket to send an Orion capsule on an uncrewed trip around the moon. It will be the first-ever flight for the SLS and the second for Orion, which aced an uncrewed trip to Earth orbit in 2014.

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CNN

(CNN) The Biden administration’s request for the NASA budget in 2023 is $26 billion, the largest request for science in the space agency’s history, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson announced Monday. The figure …

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Space.com

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Space.com

A newly-discovered asteroid about the size of a house is passing close by Earth on Monday (March 28) but is no cause for alarm. The asteroid, called 2022 FB2, is about 49 feet (15 meters) across and will approach within 93,400 miles (150,000 …

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Space.com

A Hungarian astronomer who had discovered a small asteroid just hours before it hit Earth earlier this month nearly scored a second lucky strike spotting another space rock that appeared on a collision course with the planet.

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Space.com

NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) are working together to haul back to Earth several dozen Mars samples, which are being collected by NASA’s Perseverance rover on the floor of the 28-mile-wide (45 kilometers) Jezero Crater.

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Phys.Org

The carbon-rich star V Hydrae is in its final act, and so far, its death has proved magnificent and violent. Scientists studying the star have discovered six outflowing rings (shown here in composite), and other structures created by the explosive mass …

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Reuters

Scientists are working to understand the indicators of life – biosignatures – that might be present in observations of planets in other solar systems, called exoplanets, knowing that increasingly capable telescopes soon will be available.

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The Verge

Roughly $7.5 billion is being set aside for Artemis, which aims to send the first woman and first person of color to the Moon as early as 2025. Part of that funding will go toward the development of a new lunar lander capable of taking humans to and from …

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Space.com

A galaxy’s overdeveloped spiral arm dominates the foreground of a stunning new image from the Gemini Observatory in Hawaii. The image captures a lopsided spiral galaxy known as NGC 772, which lies over 100 million light-years from Earth in the …

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